Beverly Verna Kunkle
Beverly Verna (Sloss) Kunkle, 84, passed away March 5, 2013 at the New Homestead in Guthrie Center, lowa. Beverly was born on December 26,1928 to Charles and Verna Sloss, in rural Guthrie County. She graduated from Guthrie Center High School in 1945 at the age of 16. She was united in marriage to Forest R. Kunkle on June 29, 1946, and had 3 children. Beverly began working in the Guthrie County Treasurer's Office in 1964 and worked there until her retirement in 1994. She was first elected Guthrie County Treasurer in 1978 and re-elected to serve the county in that capacity for 16 years. Beverly is survived by her sons Doug (Vicki) Kunkle and Dennis (Pam) Kunkle and by her daughter Debra (Joel) Hade. Grandchildren are Kelli Kunkle-Day, Jon Kunkle, Matt Kunkle, Mark Kunkle and Allison Hade. Surviving siblings are sisters lla Lydon, Noreen Murphy and llene Phillips. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Forest, brothers Delbert Sloss and Marvin Sloss and by her adored grandson Christopher Hade. Beverly loved greatly, forgave easily and was a blessing to a great number of family, friends and neighbors. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her six grandchildren and her eight great- grandchildren. Her fondest hope in death was to be reunited with her loved ones, especially her grandson Christopher, who passed from life at the age of 21. Beverly was the ultimate housekeeper and is even now, surely dusting the corners of Heaven. A memorial service on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 10 a.m. will be held at the Christian Church in Guthrie Center. Visitation will be on Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Twigg Funeral Home in Guthrie Center.